Michał Dzieciątko

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Here’s why many people want their BlackBerrys back after switching to iOS and Android

Following the release of the original iPhone in 2007 and the subsequent launch of Android, many people with work-issued phones spent years asking for …

Google Brings Android to Cars in Alliance With Audi, GM, Honda and Others

Google is to bring its Android mobile operating system to the road, partnering with Audi, General Motors, Honda and others to create a universal …

Japan's prime minister wants to host the first 'robot Olympics' in 2020

Tokyo is already the host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, so why not add nonhuman machines to the mix?<p>For as long as there have been robots, humans have wanted to thrust them into battle. Now Japan's prime minister wants to take that idea to the largest stage possible. Speaking to reporters last …

Could Microsoft Kinect be a medical game changer?

Microsoft Kinect may not have a bright future in gaming but Microsoft has other ideas for its motion detecting camera<p><b>Microsoft's</b> motion detecting camera was thought to be a game changer for the video gaming world when it was launched in 2010.<p>While appetite for it has since decreased, Microsoft sees …

Expressing Your Vulnerability Makes You Stronger

Can vulnerability fuel growth and success? Consider the landmark research of psychologist Brené Brown as described in her book <i>Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead</i>. It shows that we thrive in our relationships and careers when we engage …

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get through a continually expanding to-do list? How do you even find time to make a …

Don’t Let Your Head Attack Your Heart

I had been planning a dinner party for weeks. There were twenty people coming, some family, some friends, to celebrate my wife Eleanor’s birthday. I designed a ritual for her: my goal was to create a space where people spoke from their hearts in a way they don’t usually do.<p>I prepared questions I …

Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods

As more people flock to urban areas (about 80% of the U.S. population lives in cities), government officials and academics are becoming more interested in the study of urban space. This has coincided with a boom of new methods to study cities on a macro scale – but many of these techniques can also …

Worried About Being Disrupted? Here Are 4 Ways To Beat Disruptive Innovation

These days, every business needs to innovate. While many in the past assumed that they could get by running the same old business the same old way, the fact is that 87% of the companies on the Fortune 500 in 1955 no longer exist.<p>So clearly, today’s firms can’t stand still and must pursue a variety …

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic)

In just six years, the skills you'll be looking for in star employees will be vastly different from those ideal in today's workers. Consider this your crystal ball.<p>In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high …

Here’s How To Create A Workspace That Empowers Your People And Business

You can’t just throw some plants around the office and move some desks–designing an inspiring workplace takes research and care.<p>Amidst the constant debate about workplace design and the merits of cubicles and open-office layouts, it’s imperative we don’t lose sight of the fact that there are proven …

Monitors claim rebels still tampering with Malaysia Airlines crash site despite UN resolution

The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against Russian officials deemed responsible for the country’s actions in Ukraine, amid growing international anger after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held territory.<p>European foreign ministers stopped short, at least …

Obama stays low-key on Ukraine, waits for Europe to take bigger role

In the week since the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet snapped the world's attention onto the war in Ukraine, President Obama has made three statements, called several world leaders, identified the parties responsible and repeatedly expressed moral outrage.<p>But he has not yet said what, …

Russia continues to back rebels, U.S. officials say

WASHINGTON — Russia has shown no sign of backing off its shipments of arms to separatists in Ukraine despite allegations that the rebels shot down a civilian airline with weapons provided by Russia, according to three senior intelligence officials.<p>As recently as Tuesday, Russia sent rebels another …

Economic meltdown scenario piles pressure on Russia and the west

Oil prices above $200 a barrel. Energy shortages in western Europe. The return of recession to the still-fragile global economy. A slump in Russia. That's the fear haunting policymakers as they contemplate how to respond to the shooting down of MH17 over eastern Ukraine last week.<p>The meltdown …

2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held region

KIEV, Ukraine — Two Ukrainian attack jets were shot down Wednesday over territory held by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said.<p>The Ukrainian government said the planes were downed by missiles fired from Russia, raising questions about whether Ukrainian …

Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk to play home games in Lviv this season due to conflict

Shakhtar Donetsk's coach says the Ukrainian champion will play its home games this season in Lviv in western Ukraine, due to ongoing conflict in the east of the country.<p>Donetsk is the largest city controlled by pro-Russian militants and has seen increased fighting in recent days as Ukrainian forces …

Britain to review all its arms deals with Russia, David Cameron says

The Prime Minister said he would act 'very swiftly' if British arms exports to Russia were being deployed against Ukraine but insisted an embargo had not been breached<p>Britain will review its outstanding arms deals with Russia, David Cameron has pledged as the MPs called on the Government to clarify …

Baghdad suicide bombing kills at least 21

A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than a dozen civilians en route to a Shiite shrine in the final days of the Islamic holy month.<p>At least 13 people killed in the attack were civilians, according to police …

Poll shows Brazil's Rousseff would win presidential runoff

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil President Dilma Rousseff would win a second-round runoff against either opponent and has 38 percent of voter support ahead of her October re-election bid, a new poll by the IBOPE polling institute showed on Tuesday.<p>Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff looks on during a …

U.S. Finds No Direct Link to Russia in Downing of MH17

The United States has found no direct link between the Russian government and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, three senior intelligence officials said Tuesday.<p>The officials repeated their belief that pro-Russian separatists fired the missile that took out the jetliner over …

Turkish Prime Minister Acknowledges Strains With Obama

By Gulsen Solaker<p>ANKARA, July 22 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has acknowledged his relations with U.S. President Barack Obama have soured, saying he had been disappointed among other things by a lack of U.S. action over the war in neighboring Syria.<p>Erdogan enjoys strong support …

Japanese officials order removal of war memorial for Korean labourers

Local authorities in Japan have demanded the removal of a monument in memory of the tens of thousands of labourers forcibly recruited from the Korean peninsula during the second world war.<p>The monument, dedicated to Koreans who died after being brought to Japan to work in coalmines and factories …

Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s parliament, which had been due to elect the country’s president on Wednesday, postponed the vote by a day, delaying the formation of a power-sharing government urgently needed to confront a Sunni Muslim insurgency.<p>Salim al-Jabouri (C), new speaker of the Iraqi Council of …

Many flights soar over conflict zones

When passengers boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, they couldn't have known they were about to fly over a battlefield.<p>But hours later, at 33,000 feet above eastern Ukraine, a missile ended the lives of 298 innocent civilians.<p>That flight wasn't the only one in the corridor that day nor …

Doctor Leading Ebola Fight Gets Infected

The head doctor fighting the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government says.<p>Sheik Umar Khan, 39, is only the latest health care worker to be felled by the out-of-control outbreak of Ebola virus, which has infected more than 1,000 people and killed more than …